Florida plays Edmonton, looks to end home slide

Posted2/14/2020 7:00 AM

Edmonton Oilers (30-21-6, second in the Pacific Division) vs. Florida Panthers (30-21-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division)

Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: Florida takes on Edmonton looking to break its three-game home losing streak.

The Panthers are 16-11-2 at home. Florida has scored 197 goals and is fifth in the NHL averaging 3.5 per game. Evgenii Dadonov leads the team with 23.

The Oilers are 15-12-2 in road games. Edmonton is fourth in the league shooting 10.6% and averaging 3.2 goals on 29.9 shots per game.

Florida beat Edmonton 6-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Oct. 27.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jonathan Huberdeau leads the Panthers with a plus-nine in 57 games played this season. Mike Hoffman has totaled six assists over the last 10 games for Florida.

Kailer Yamamoto leads the Oilers with a plus-12 in 16 games played this season. Leon Draisaitl has collected 20 points over the last 10 games for Edmonton.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 6-3-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.8 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

Panthers: 4-5-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.9 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game with a .889 save percentage.

INJURIES: Panthers: Chris Driedger: out (lower body), Brian Boyle: day to day (upper body).

Oilers: Connor McDavid: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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